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IIM Calcutta | Senior Management Programme

Transition from Functional to General Management - A Paradigm Shift

Course Snapshot
  • FeeINR 6,55,000 + GST (To be paid in Installments)
  • Work Experience10 - 30 Years
  • Duration1 Year
  • Delivery MethodBlended- Online
Course Detail

About IIM Calcutta
The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was established as the first national institute for Post-Graduate studies and Research in Management by the Government of India in November 1961 in collaboration with Alfred P. Sloan School of Management (MIT), the Government of West Bengal, The Ford Foundation and Indian industry. The vision of the Institute is to be an international centre of excellence in all facets of management education.

Programme Overview
The Senior Management Programme (SMP) is IIM Calcutta's longest-running, flagship management development programme running continuously for the last 16 years, a feat unmatched by any of its peers. The oldest such programme in the country running its 17th Batch, SMP is a one-year immersive management education programme designed specifically for senior executives to:
(a) Equip them with analytical skills
(b) Enhance their existing functional competencies; and more critically,
(c) Transform them into strategic leaders.
Delivered through a cutting-edge online Interactive Learning (IL) platform, the programme comprises of interactive learning modules along with 14 days of in-Campus sessions at IIM Calcutta.
The Programme has been designed keeping in mind Senior and Middle-level managers with more than ten years of work experience. The Programme will be most useful for managers newly taking on (or likely to take on) senior management responsibilities, and for senior functional managers moving to general management roles. Practicing senior managers who wish to update themselves on contemporary management principles will also find this programme relevant.

Programme Highlight
● 17th Batch of SMP – IIM Calcutta's flagship general management programme for senior managers
● The oldest Leadership Development Programme in the country for senior managers
● Specifically designed for working executives to access learning from their location of work/stay through an interactive learning platform
● Unique and most balanced blend of diverse pedagogical tools amongst peer institutions for similar programmes
● Three-hour sessions held once a week besides 3 In-Campus modules

Course Schedule

Sundays: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Desired Candidate Profile

Working managers with an experience profile of ten years or more, who are graduates (10+2+3)/postgraduates in any discipline with at least 50% marks.

Course Modules

The programme covers thirteen modules that expose participants to contemporary macro perspectives as well as functional knowledge to enhance their strategic decision-making capabilities.

This is designed to provide participants an overall background on macro trends (Economic, Political, Technological) shaping the business environment across the country and in the global context.
● Business, Government & Society
● Global Political Economy
● Market Economies and Macroeconomic Policies
● Digital Transformation
Functional Competencies
This provides participants an overview of various key corporate functions and various advancements in each of these areas.
● Achieving Operational Excellence
● Legal Aspects of Business
● Managing Human Resources
● Quantitative Tools for Decision Making
● Financial Reporting and Analysis
● Corporate Finance and Financial Markets
Competition, Strategy and Leadership
These modules are aimed at providing an integrative understanding of the functional competencies and applying them in the global and national context in the competitive landscape.
● Developing a Strategic Marketing Plan
● Developing Organisational Leadership
● Developing a Strategic Mindset